born four months before
Joseph Smith circa 1842 (JS age 37)
messenger of the Angel-Moroni
1830-1844 * President of the Mormon Church
1842-1844 * Mayor of Nauvoo, Illinois
dematerialization 27-Jun-1844 (jailhouse murder, age 38)
Treasure-Hunter + Founder of the Church of Latter-Day Saints (Mormon Church) * 1805-1844 * Joseph Smith
birth data from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Smith * tentatively rectified by BP Lama Jyotishavidya
charts + graphs + tables = generated by Shri Jyoti Star * adapted by BP Lama
Iswara * Utaraztha * Visve-deva * Uthiradaam * Aadi
For Uttara-azadha births of a masculine valence, the condition of radiant, romantic, intelligent, creative, idealistic, central, confident, gaming, self-reflexive, pitrikaraka Surya may considerably affect the outcome.
For those born into the Surya-ruled paradigm of Iswara, father-figures, politicians, celebrity, royalty, entitled roles, brilliant dramatists, radiant deities, sparkling genius, glittering creativity, intelligentsia, speculators, poets, romantic lovers, gamblers, and game-players may be especially influential.
Instructional guidance is provided by emissaries from the civilizations of Nunki. Their purpose is to express the radiant clear light of truth in an orderly, institutional framework.
Dhanuzya Pada-1 can show Brihaspati's rulership of 1-embodiment + 4-cultural foundations. Nakshatrapathi Suyra and Guru enjoy high-compatibility yang patterns. Pada-1 tends to be paternalistic, politically savvy, self-referential to the point of self-righteousness, and generous of spirit. Iconic and inspirational teachers of the patriarchal lineages are found here. Often found in the role of philosopher, professor, or guru-figure. Assess the role of Brihaspati to determine the degree of optimism and alignment with the prevailing doctrine.
Makara-pada 2-3-4 express the tension between structural Shani and solipsistic Surya. From the Makara lagna, nakshatrapathi Surya becomes the revelatory, illuminating randhresha. Thus pada 2-3-4 are mystical and gender-neutral (Shani).
Pada 2-3-4 demonstrate respect for age and orderly governance. Yet, their purpose is visionary (Surya). Psychics and seers are found here. Depending on the vigor of Shani, hierarchical institutions may come to surround their initiatory teachings.. Their emotional stability in partnership arises from Chandra = yuvathipathi.
Themes of clairsentient vision, personal certainty, and prophecy may contextualize Ishwara's terrestrial experience. Also applies to Chandra in Uttara-azadha.
QUOTATION from Shil-Ponde. (1939). Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra. p 87
"a very good, honest, and sincere character...
A peace loving disposition.
Eager to live and let live.
A good counselor in times of need or trouble.
Seer Stones used by Mormon Church 1805-1844 Golden Plates Joseph Smith, from the book Joseph Smith Papers
Biographical data matched to Vimshottari Dasha
from wikipedia Angel-Moroni
Surya Mahadasha * age birth until age 8 months
23-Dec-1805 Earth-birth in Sharon, Vermont, USA * Surya-Zukra bhukti * Zukra double yogakaraka rules 5-10
Chandra Mahadasha * age 8 months until age 10.8
Mangala Mahadasha * age 10.8 until age 17.8
21-Sep-1823 (JS age 18) first clairsentient contact with Angel-Moroni *Mangala-Chandra bhukti * Chandra rules 7-partnerships
22-Sep-1823 first psychic discovery via remote viewing of the Golden Plates by following Moroni's instructions. Yet, JS would not be able to excavate the plates until Sep-1827.
1825-summer Revival Camp in Palmyra New York provokes JS to repent his treasure-digging and join the Methodist Church
Rahu Mahadasha * age 17.8 until age 35.8
20-Mar-1826 (JS age 20) public trial for fraud and disorderly conduct in South Bainbridge, NY * Rahu-Rahu swabhukti
18-Jan-1827 (JS age 22) exchange the vows of marriage-1 with Emma Hale in Ohio, against her family's wishes * Rahu-Guru bhukti * Guru rules navamsha-7
22-Sep-1827 * JS physically removes (or manufactures) the golden plates from Cumorah Hill in Manchester, NY, while Emma Hale Smith waits in the wagon * historians record that this Full Moon at the autumnal equinox had special significance for treasure-diggers, who often worked at night * Rahu-Guru bhukti * Guru rules 12-imagination + 3-announcements
15-Jun-1828 celebrated the birth of child-1 (lived only a few hours) * Rahu-Guru bhukti
1828 (JS age 23) Violent contentious POTUS election which pitted POTUS-07 Indian Removal 1767-1845 Andrew Jackson against POTUS-06 American System 1767-1868 John Quincy Adams. Many like feared the coming Apocalypse. Young male citizens debate vigorously about the future and the past, including JS
Jun-1829 Testimony of the Eight Witnesses * Rahu-Shani bhukti * Shani rules 2-historical record, testimony
Mar-1830 (JS age 25) publication of English translation of the deciphered script of the Golden Plates, entitled the Book of Mormon (JS age 24) * Rahu-Shani bhukti * Shani lagnesha + Shani rules 2-historical records, stories
06-Apr-1830 (JS age 25) Church of Christ = formally declared * Rahu-Shani bhukti * Shani-uttama-10 order hierarchy, institutions
1830 (JS age 25) marries first plural wife * Rahu-Shani bhukti * Shani rules 2-second marriage * uttama-Shani-10 policy, law parivartamsha Zukra-1 women, marriage
14-Sep-1840 (JS age 35) grieved the decease of father Joseph Smith Sr. in Nauvoo, Illinois * Guru-Chandra bhukti * Chandra gives effect of Zukra ++ Zukra rules pitrimaraka 2nd-from-9th
Mar-1842 initiated into the Masonic Lodge at Nauvoo
27-Jun-1844 (JS age 39) dematerialization after himself killing two men in a shoot-out, JS is murdered by an angry mob, while imprisoned in the nearby Carthage Jail * Guru-Shani bhukti * maraka Shani rules-2
Distinctive Features of the Nativity
Mrs. Emma Hale Smith, wife of Joseph Smith, painted in the 1830's
Emma Hale Smith, wife of Joseph Smith, photographed in c. 1844 (via wikicommons, from LDS archives).
Many historians opine that JS was a textbook narcissist with a psychological need for inordinate levels of authority and power. Despite his humble origins, JS quickly developed a cult based in a revealed sacred scripture, a secret liturgy, and himself as the charismatic central figure.
Surya occupies Mula nakshatra
Sparkling Surya rules the Uttarazadha-Vaizva radical lagna
Artist's conception of JS magical translator spectacles, in Mormonism called Urim-and-Thummin
Dad = Joseph Smith Sr.
Dad was reported to be a somewhat withdrawn man who was nonetheless excitable in the moment. As part of the occult spiritualism movement which swept through New England and the mid-Atlantic region during the early 1800's, Dad was a rod-worker ; with a passion for summoning spirits
Surya in bhava-12 rules bhava-8, providing a Sarala-Yoga protection for both father and son despite their occult (8) adventures.
Surya-Mula indicates a somewhat disconnected personality who may act with disregard for consequences. The family moved often as restless Dad (Mula) sought opportunities Surya-yuti-Rahu-12.
As randhresha, Surya indicates dad's interest in the occult and in hidden treasures. Dad had failed as numerous professions and while his sons were maturing he organized them into a treasure-hunting team.
Dad had a famous series of seven symbolic dreams (12), which are recorded in the church scripture. Just before he died, dad gained some respect as church patriarch Surya-Dhanuzya.
Surya-ruled Chandra in Uttara-azadha pada 2-3-4 (Makara lagna) = highly occult-sensitive due to Surya-rules-8
Mom = Lucy Mack Smith .
Lucy hailed from a family known for spiritual vision and pronounced demonstrations of public piety. She was an important social figure in the Second Awakening era of fervent Christian Revivalism.
Before, during, and after her son JS's prominent religious leadership career, mom was an influential force in the Mormon Community. After her son's death in 1844, she lived 12 further years until 1856, facilitating trust and accordance (Chandra rules 7-negotiations).
Lucy Mack can be considered as a Founding Mother of the emerging religious-economic congregation.
According to wikipedia entry for Lucy Mack,
"In rural areas of northern New England, the proliferation of evangelical religious sects and the pre-Victorian emphasis on the family as a moral force were especially significant forces in Mack's life. Migrants to this area had taken with them the revolutionary spirit of political independence. They had also encouraged the breakdown of the old order of religious domination. "The grip of colonial religious culture was broken and a new American style of religious diversity came into being." Such a setting became fertile ground for religious experimentation and the birth of indigenous religious sects, some of which "undertook to redefine social and economic order through the model of the extended family." Without stable institutional structures, the family thus became the "crucible" for forming "primary identity, socialization, and cultural norms for rural life" (Marini, 7, 56, 31). Mack was a product of this environment. "
Chandra-1 yuvatipathi indicates a primary, predominant, emotionally binding, identity-defining relationship with the mother.
Somana-yuti-Zukra-double-yogakaraka adds to the maternal profile strong elements of social status, ladder-climbing toward financial and political rank, and moral (Chandra) leadership ability.
MARRIAGE emotional expectations partnership support
History records Emma Hale Smith as a supportive lifepartner who was allied with her husband's personality and agreed with his programs. After JS death, she defended his reputation against slanderous claims.
Rahu + Surya + Budha + Surya = occupies the clairsentient, privately guided, imaginative, contemplative, dreamlike 12th-from-Chandra
atmakaraka = messenger, translator, interpreter, writer
Budha-yuti-Rahu 12 clairsentient opportunities, messenger of the ancestor guides
Rahu + Surya + Budha + Kuja = occupies the clairsentient, privately guided, imaginative, contemplative, dreamlike 12th-from-Chandra
Generous Guru rules 11th-from-11th + Guru occupies-11, community wealth
Guru occupies the emotionally associative, community-linking, economically gainful, profit-regulated, friendly, participatory, goal-oriented, socially-networked 11th-from-Chandra
From Chandra-Makara - Draco lagna, the believers' voice of abundant, doctrinal, theoretical, philosophical, preaching Professor Guru rules
Joseph Smith's primary partnership was with the Angel Moroni
Shani duro-karaka (endurance) * jara-karaka (years)
CAREER - SHANI
Shani in Bhava-10 rules 2
JS was said to have spoken and preached in a folksy, proletarian style (Shani)
From Chandra-Makara - Draco lagna, the mature voice of sober serious structured hierarchical Professor Shani rules
lagnesha uttama-Shani-10 occupies the publicly-visible, emotionally dignified , social-ordering, leadership-seeking; 10th-from-Chandra-1
Rahu-Shani bhukti * Shani rules 2-historical record
June-1829 Testimony of the Eight Witnesses young Smith and his father along with seven other men sign a document saying they had personally lifted and seen engravings on the gold plates *
Rahu * rajyalobha-karaka (ambition) * picchala-karaka (slippery)
CAREER - RAHU
Rahu in bhava-12 Psychic Ambition
Rahu + Surya + Budha + Mangala = occupies the clairsentient, privately guided, imaginative, contemplative, dreamlike 12th-from-Chandra
Starting in Mangala Mahadasha when he was age-14, Smith was periodically hired as a scryer (psychic) to assist local treasure-hunters. Western New York in the 1820's was experiencing a craze for treasure hunting. Gambling was frowned upon by pious folk, but there was no taboo on the thrill of treasure hunting.
Economic downturns were frequent in the years 1820-1850. Farming was unpredictable due to fluctuating weather, with the years 1830 until 1845 recorded as terribly cold with effectively no real growing season. The theme of sudden rescue from poverty and despair was often expressed through a hope for discovery of miraculous wealth buried under ground.
Popular tools of the scrying trade included various clairsentience-amplifying stones including the legendary seer-stones utilized by Smith to read the Golden Plates.
17-Jan-1827 Joseph Smith married Emma Hale in Ohio (his age 22) during Rahu-Guru bhukti. In 1830, upon Divine Admonition in Rahu-Shani bhukti, he took a first plural wife (his age 25).
During the bhukti 1830-1844, Joseph Smith acquired 40 wives ceremonially married in the Mormon Church.
A New Revelation
Rahu-Rahu swabhukti * working as a clairsentient channel , JS develops relationship with the invisible (12) agent Moroni who aids JS in his task to transmit (Budha-12) a body of revealed teachings (Dhanuzya)
Ketu * kavandha-karaka * chidra-karaka
CAREER - KETU
Ketu in classroom-6 occupies the emotionally imbalanced 6th-from-Chandra = beneficial position for apathetic, uncaring Ketu. Via apathy and detachment, one may disregard the enemies, avoid criminal conviction, and walk away from conflict.
Temple of the Church of of Latter Day Saints (Mormon LDS) in San Diego, California with the sparkling spire-finial of golden Angel-Moroni
| "and now my friends, |
all that is true, all that is noble,
all that is just and pure,
all that is loveable and gracious,
whatever is excellent and admirable -
fill all your thoughts with these things."
~~ Epistle to the Philippians 4:8
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